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  1. Central Asia: Mismanaging ReligionRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | EurasiaNet

    When it comes to religious affairs in Central Asia, authorities are relying on Soviet methods even as they aspire to move away from the Soviet legacy. Religion, especially Islam, is a cultural marker that has reinforced national identity in Central Asian states since the Soviet collapse in 1991, thus helping regional leaders distance themselves from Moscow and consolidate their authority.

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  2. Show Recap 5.7.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WHAM-AM Rochester

    On Thursday 5/8/15, Bob did the show remotely using super high-tech, super expensive equipment. The reason for this was because he wanted to be at the dedication of a memorial on Hudson Avenue for slain Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson.

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  3. Jehovaha s Witnesses gathering in Portland May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The local Regional Convention will be attended by 62 congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and is scheduled for three-day weekends on May 22-24 and May 29-31 starting at 9:30 a.m. every day. This event will be held in Portland, Maine at the Cross Insurance Arena located at 1 Civic Center Square. 2 comments

  4. Woman Who Recorded Baby's Rape to Get New TrialRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Family Badge

    "As far as my belief in God, as far as watching any kind of child pornography for a judicial or whatever kind of court, I mean, I cannot do that," the man said, according to the Fourteenth Court of Appeals' decision. He added later, "I will close my eyes, I will not allow my eyes to look at anything like that, period.

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  5. A bunch of top hedge fund managers just gave a 40 minute talk on how easy their jobs have gottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    Time was, before the financial crisis hit, corporate boards treated multi-billion dollar hedge fund managers like Jehovah's Witnesses pounding on their doors and flashing bibles. There has been an "incredible change in attitudes of board members," said Clifton Robbins, CEO of Blue Harbor, a multi-billion dollar activist investor, speaking at the SALT Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

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  6. Meet the Meetups, Part 2: Music nerds make mixed CDs and talk tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Canada.com

    A recent Melomania meetup of saw members Ronen Shayovitz, Ruth Znotins, Katie Compton and Chrissy Steinbock meet at The Daily Grind cafe to discuss music and share CD mixes. . In the weeks since we last reported on them, Ottawa's Meetup groups have grown by 25 secular humanists, 10 flash mob volunteers, 27 ping-pong players, 26 science fiction and fantasy readers, 36 ecstatic dancers, 19 mystics, 14 karaoke singers, 14 skeptics, 21 practitioners of nude yoga and 33 people who like to watch movies in a Vanier apartment.

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  7. Plans for huge Jehovah's Witnesses base continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    The International Bible Students Association, the charity which manages Jehovah's Witnesses' printing and literature distribution, wants to create a new British headquarters. Plans have moved a step closer after the charity was given permission to demolish the buildings that currently sit on the site.

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  8. The thousands who will not voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Newsday

    Millions of people are heading to polling stations across the country to mark their chosen box with that all-important cross. But who are the people who will not vote? The voting age was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1969 and in recent years efforts have been made to allow the UK's two million 16 to 18 year olds to participate.

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  9. Carmen MatiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Carmen was a personal care aide for 15 years. Carmen was also employed for many years at the P S 2 Elementary School in Bronx, N.Y. She moved from the Bronx to Jamestown, N.Y., in 1990, where she worked for the school cafeteria in Washington Middle School.

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  10. All Along the Watch Tower: Annual convention returns next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Seaway News

    The faithful will start converging in Cornwall on June 12 for the first of three Watch Tower conventions being held at the Cornwall Civic Complex in the Ed Lumley Arena. Altogether more than 7,500 delegates will be attending the three conventions, pumping in excess of $3.5 million dollars in economic benefits into the community, the city said Monday. 10 comments

  11. Debra Ann Baker McGillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Times

    Ms. Debra Ann Baker McGill was born at Tyndall Air Force Base on Sept. 12, 1954, to the late Richard Alvin and Idelle Evelyn Baker.

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  12. 5,000 Attend Raanana Anti-Missionary ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    About 5,000 people participated in a prayer-rally-cum-protest on Saturday morning in Raanana, in response to a Jehovah's Witnesses baptism ceremony held at the same time at the MetroWest Sports Center in the city, anti-missionary organization Yad L'Achim said Sunday. The demonstrators prayed the morning service and brought a Torah scroll to the rally for that purpose. 40 comments

  13. The wait is nearly over... for Kate, and a nation of votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | IcNetwork

    We will no longer have to endure a number of things come next Thursday... Russell Brand and television debates among them No, not you strange folk in the Union Jack three-piece suits who stalk private maternity units waiting for a glimpse of a second royal baby sustained only by free Danish pastries. I'm referring to all of us suffering from election campaign fatigue.

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  14. Israeli city asks court to OK ban on Jehovah's Witnesses eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Times of Israel

    The city of Ra'anana in Israel's center petitioned the country's high court to allow it to prevent two gatherings by some 1,000 followers of the Jehovah's Witnesses Christian sect. The petition, filed Thursday, follows a district court's ruling against the municipality's ban on the events, one of which was scheduled to take place two weeks ago.

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  15. Israeli city asks court to ok ban on Jehovah's Witnesses eventRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    The city of Ra'anana in Israel's center petitioned the country's high court to allow it to prevent two gatherings by some 1,000 followers of the Jehovah's Witnesses Christian sect. The petition, filed Thursday, follows a district court's ruling against the municipality's ban on the events, one of which was scheduled to take place two weeks ago.

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  16. Robert L. GrantRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... for National Starch and Chemical Company for 39 years. He was a member of the Speedway Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness for 29 years. Calling will be held on Sunday May 03, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan -Speedway from Noon to 4 p.m. followed by a ...

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  17. Court Rules Raanana Must Hold Baptism CeremonyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Lod District Court rules that Jehovah's Witnesses are permitted to hold a baptism at the MetroWest Sports Center in Raanana on Saturday.

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  18. Inside Israel, 8:22 AMCourt Rules Raanana Must Hold Baptism CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Originally scheduled to be held in Holon, just south of Tel Aviv, two months ago, the baptism was canceled after the Yad L'Achim anti-assimilation organization protested. Upon receiving word of the baptism, which was to be held in the city's Yad LeBanim building erected in memory of fallen IDF soldiers, Yad L'Achim contacted city officials who called off the event. 13 comments

  19. Justice Ministry Moves to Crack Down on Foreign-Funded Religious GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The Justice Ministry has moved to embolden the authorities to crack down on religious organizations that receive funding from abroad, but the ministry's press service moved Wednesday to dispel fears that the law is simply a religious variation on Russia's controversial "foreign agents" legislation. A bill submitted to the State Duma last week would enable the Justice Ministry to monitor religious organizations in Russia, and request the financial records of those that acquire funding from abroad, or that are found to have any involvement in terrorist or extremist activities.

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    Wednesday Apr 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The Justice Ministry has moved to embolden the authorities to crack down on religious organizations that receive funding from abroad, but the ministry's press service moved Wednesday to dispel fears that the law is simply a religious variation on Russia's controversial "foreign agents" legislation. A bill submitted to the State Duma last week would enable the Justice Ministry to monitor religious organizations in Russia, and request the financial records of those that acquire funding from abroad, or that are found to have any involvement in terrorist or extremist activities.

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